As a religious studies major at The College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass., Rebecca M. Murphy planned to follow in her father's footsteps and become a religious studies professor.
But, because of the unstable job market, Murphy's …
Rhode Island Foundation President Neil D. Steinberg said he was “overwhelmed” when he learned the foundation received a $28 million donation – the largest, single unrestricted gift in its 100-year history.
In a move that will quadruple the size of New Bedford’s Captain Paul Cuffe Park, a $300,000 grant has allowed the New Bedford Whaling Museum to move forward with the design and planning process for a renovated green space in the city’s historic district.
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Connecting for Children and Families, a Woonsocket-based social services and nonprofit organization, completed its first cohort and is now recruiting applicants for a second seven-week Real Jobs Rhode Island-funded career readiness workshop at the Northern Rhode Island Career Academy.
In continued celebration of its 35th anniversary, and as part of their monthly film series, the Rhode Island International Film Festival showed four movies around the theme of “films with a heart” at the Second Stage Studio in Cumberland on Thursday.